A cookie is a text file of limited size deposited by the browser and stored on your device during your visit to a website. The term “cookies” is to be used here in a broad sense and covers all the tracers deposited or read during the consultation of the Website, the reading of an e-mail, the installation of a software or the use of a mobile application.
There are different types of cookies: (i) technical cookies to facilitate navigation on the Website (for example to keep your session active and avoid you logging in to your account each time you change pages) ; (ii) proprietary cookies filed by the publisher of the Site on which you are browsing or by one of its subcontractors as well as (iii) third-party cookies that come from the elements displayed on the pages of the Site (such as “like” buttons, “love”, “share”, the use of multimedia players, etc.).
When you visit the Website, we may, depending on your choices, be led to install cookies on your browser. When you connect to the Website using the same terminal, the browser may use the cookie data and transmit it to the Website.
The cookies used are important, ensure the good functioning of the Website and particularly allow for the following operations:
- Remember information shared in a previously filled form on the Website such as registration
- Allow to memorize the sessions of the visits made by each user on the Website
- Allow for the technical and administrative functioning of the Website
- Measure the audience browsing the Website
- Personalize ads during your navigation on the Website
- Collects statistic data for the purpose of optimizing the features of the Website
The cookies that may be placed on your computer terminal can be divided into four main categories: (i) technical cookies, (ii) audience measuring cookies, (iii) advertising cookies and (iv) cookies related to social media.
We provide you with information about the name of the deposited cookie, the depositor (us or a third party), its function, its retention period and the possible means of opposition (are only exempt from the opposition of deposit, cookies that are necessary for the technical operation of the Website) for each cookie category.
You may manually set the deposit of cookies, according to the function of each cookie, or automatically by configuring your browsers parameters, by following the directions below.
For Internet Explorer™
You will find all related information following this link: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-EN/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies ,
- Click on the “Tools” button at the top of your browser and select “Internet Options”.
- Go to the “Privacy” tab, then under “Settings” and move the cursor up to block a maximum of cookies or move the cursor down to allow a maximum of cookies.
- Click on “OK” to save your settings.
You will find all related information following this link: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en
- Click on the “Customize and control Google Chrome” button at the top of your browser and select “Settings”.
- Click on “View Advanced Settings …”
- Click the “Content Settings …” button in the “Privacy” submenu.
- Choose the setting of the cookies you want:
- “Allow local data storage (recommended)” means that you allow your Chrome browser to retain both proprietary and third-party cookies.
- “Keep local data until I leave my browsing session only” means that you allow the websites on which you are browsing during your session to post proprietary cookies and third-party cookies. When you leave your session (closing Google Chrome), these cookies will be automatically deleted from your terminal equipment.
- “Prohibit all sites from storing data” means that no cookie will be placed on your terminal equipment. This option can hinder your browsing on websites including those requiring a connection from you.
- Check the box “Block cookies and third-party site data” if you do not want third-party cookies to be placed on your terminal equipment. This option blocks all third-party cookies, even those from websites that you have added to exceptions.
- Click “OK” to close the “Content Settings” window and save your Google Chrome browser settings.
- Click on the “Firefox” button at the top of your browser and select “Options”.
- Select the “Privacy” tab.
- Check the “Accept cookies” box to enable cookies for the sites you are browsing. Clear this check box if you want to disable cookies. Total disabling of cookies may cause slowdowns when viewing certain websites
- Choose for how long you wish the cookies to remain on your equipment:
- “Keep until: they expire” means that each cookie will be removed when it reaches its expiration date, which is set by the site that sent the cookie.
- “Keep until: I close Firefox” means that the cookies that are stored on your computer will be removed when Firefox is closed.
- “Keep them until: ask me every time” means that your Firefox browser will ask you for permission whenever a website tries to drop you a cookie.
- Click “OK” to close the “Options” window and save the settings of your Firefox browser.
- In the menu bar of your browser, click on “Safari”.
- Then click on “Preferences”.
- Click the Privacy tab.
- Choose the setting of the cookies you want
For iOS™ : https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265
For Android™ : https://support.google.com/chrome/topic/3434352